Special Pre-Conference Session

The IAEMSC is pleased to present the popular pre-conference session on Friday, October 16, 2015. The pre-conference session provides a special opportunity for in depth discussions and sharing of experience among the session participants and IAEMSC leadership.

This year’s topics have been carefully chosen to give you the tools to thrive in an ever changing healthcare environment:

  • The EMS Communications Center: Challenges and the Tools to Deal with them – Steven J. Makky, Sr., EMT-P, Ph.D.
  • Jeffrey T. Mitchell, Ph.D., Clinical Professor, Emergency Health Svcs, Univ. Maryland
  • Domestic Pets or Wild Animals: Challenges for the Responder - Ray Noll, Chief, Washington Humane Society, EMS Response

The pre-conference session will be limited to the first 35 pre-conference participant registrations. Reserve your seat and register now!

IAEMSC Members: $100, Non-Members $150

2015 IAEMSC Annual Leadership Summit Registration LIVE

Registration for the 2015 IAEMSC Annual Leadership summit is now LIVE !


The theme for this year's summit will be "Change. Challenge. Opportunity!"


The 2015 IAEMSC Annual Leadership Summit will be held in Washington, D.C., October 15-18, 2015. This year’s Summit venue will be:

The Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel
1143 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20037-1522
(202) 775-0800




Please join the International Association of Emergency Medical Services Chiefs (“IAEMSC”) for our annual Leadership Summit which includes cutting-edge presentations by high-level Federal Officials and nationally recognized topic experts.

  • Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield, Assistant Secretary and Chief Medical Officer, DHS
  • Edward Gabriel, MPA, Principle Deputy ASPR, HHS
  • Dr. Richard Hunt, White House National Security Staff (Invited)
  • Dr. Kevin Seaman, Exec. Director, MIEMSS
  • Chief Gregory Dean, DC Fire & EMS
  • Dr. Dario Gonzalez, Associate Medical Director, USAR Medical Team Manager, FDNY
  • Dr. Ben Lawner, Associate Medical Director, Baltimore City Fire
  • Doug Socha, BSc, MA, Paramedic Portfolio Mgr, Defense Research/Develop Canada
  • Colonel William Pallozzi, Superintendent, Maryland State Police
  • Deputy EMS Chief Mark Fletcher, Baltimore City Fire Department
  • …. and many more!

We are known for:
Lively, Interactive Panel Discussions
An Open Forum to discuss issues critical to EMS
Annual Membership meeting
Exclusive Behind the Scenes VIP Tours
Leadership Networking – Great opportunity to connect with great people!
IAEMSC Exhibit Hall - see the latest and the greatest in new products & technology!

The Summit is intended for current and aspiring middle, senior and executive leaders in EMS organizations. Our audience includes attendees come from across the U.S., as well as International EMS representatives.

IAEMSC Members: $375, Non-Members: $425 Discounted Room Rates: Renaissance Hotel Dupont Circle




 2014 IAEMSC Leadership Summit A SUCCESS



The 2014 Leadership Summit was a resounding success. Attended by current and prospective EMS leaders from agencies in the United States and Canada, members came together in Washington DC to network and to further the EMS worldwide.

The Summit's keynote speaker was FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, who kicked off an outstanding program of speakers on issues relevant to the modern EMS leader.

Click the link below to view a slideshow of select images from the 2014 IAEMSC Leadership Summit

2014 Leadership Summit Slideshow



2014 Leadership Summit Slideshow

Some of the images taken during the annual leadership summit in Washington DC